Duritakshaya, Duritakṣaya: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Duritakṣaya can be transliterated into English as Duritaksaya or Duritakshaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Duritakshaya in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Duritakṣaya (दुरितक्षय):—Son of Mahāvīrya (one of the five sons of Manyu). His sons were named Trayyāruṇi, Kavi and Puṣkarāruṇi. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.19-20)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Duritakṣaya (दुरितक्षय).—A son of King Mahāvīrya. Duritakṣaya had three sons, Traiyyāruṇi, Kavi and Puṣkarāruṇi. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9, Verse 19 and 21).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Duritakṣaya (दुरितक्षय).—A son of Mahāvīrya and father of Trayyāruṇi and others; attained Brahmaṇagati; see Durukṣaya.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 19-20.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Duritakshaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Duritakṣaya (दुरितक्षय):—[=dur-ita-kṣaya] [from dur-ita > dur] m. destruction of sin, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Duritakshaya in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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